|knowsur - NANA WODORI - knowsur|
Knowsur is a Japanese artist known for his infectious melodies and sick beats. This mini-album is unique for him, as his first release on Split Notes, to explore the new xenharmonic/microtonal vibes some musicians are using to stand out from the crowd. Have fun listening! "I focused on the 7 tone equal temperament (7-tet) scale as a means for making danceable music. This album is composed of a mode using 7-tet as a diatonic scale and 14-tet as a chromatic scale." SUNERU: Enjoyed playing with sim...
Keywords: electronic; glitch; vocaloid; house; experimental; easy listening; microtonal; 7-tet; xenharmonic; split notes
|Transcendissonance - City of the Asleep|
In the realm of microtonality, absolutes are non-existent, and common practice theory offers no light to guide the composer. What little theory there is comes from the science of psychoacoustics, from researchers seeking to generalize and quantify "consonance". This consonance-centric view is a siren for seemingly all the bewildered musicians who find themselves adrift in the uncharted waters of microtonality, and many have heeded its call only to run aground and founder indefinitely in an unm...
Keywords: city of the asleep; igliashon jones; netaudio; netlabel; split notes; split-notes; microtonal; xenharmonic; tuning; techno; glitch; electronic; electronica; post-rock
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